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good morning. britain's prime minister facing tough questions this morning about what he knew and when he knew it when it comes to the phone-hacking scandal opinion this a day after wild hearing walk rupert murdoch grilled while his wife wendi jumped to his offense from a pie-throwing prankster live on london for the latest. american airlines announces $85 billion blan to buy a praned new fleet of planbrand-new flee planes. deal or no deal. new hope on those deadlock washington budget talks as a possible break through plan and even some republicans are
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praising. tell you what it is and what it means for your wallet "early" this wednesday morning, july 20th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good morning. welcome to "the early show" on wednesday, july 20th. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. britain's tabloid scandal, prime minister david cameron faces questions in parliament today why he hired a former "news of the woshled" editor connected to phone hacking. our own jeff glor has made his way to london for the very latest on the scandal that seems to grow day by day. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: chris, good morning to you from london. you mentioned some developments this morning. david cameron, right now, addressing the scandal as it appears to get closer and closer to his office. here is what he said. >> over the past two weeks, a
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torrent of revelations and allegations has engulfed some of this country's most important institutions. it has shaken people's trust in the media and the legality of what they do. in the police and their ability to investigate media malpractice and, yes, in politics and in politicians' ability to get to grips with these issues. >> reporter: cameron, up until january employed a former editor of "news of the world." as for the drama took place from the murdoch family. the family saying they are very sorry but also very unaware. rupert murdoch's arrival mobbed by photographers. following two weeks of scandals, centered around his british newspapers, he took his seat. business son james by his side and wife wendi behind him. within seconds the veteran public performer grabbed his moment and the headlines with
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one of his preprepared lines. >> i want you to understand this is the most humble day of my life. >> reporter: over two hours they tried to establish precisely what and when the murdochs knew about allegations at "news of the world" of widespread phone hacking and police bribery. allegations that have already seen this british tabloid institution shuddered and claimed the jobs of rebekah brooks and london's police chief but contrition for the murdochs did not give way to admitting knowledge of the dirty tricks employed by those at their newspapers. both rupert and james defending the family legacy. >> it does not mean that i have any knowledge of anyone intentionally misleading me in the company. i don't. >> reporter: saying they simply didn't know what was happening. then theater moments early turned to farce. a protester from the public gallery tried to slam a foam pie into murdoch's face. he might have gotten closer had it not been for the swift
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response and powerful right hook of murdoch's wife. when the hearing resumed, a shirt sleeved murdoch seemed to gain the upper hand and the respect of his interrogator. >> i must say i it shows guts for you to be able to continue answering questions under the circumstances and a lengthy session. thank you for it. >> thank you. >> reporter: at times he appeared to be bemused and not being questioned by anyone but in the end a glimpse of the man who for decades ruled his empire and for now at least rmremains >> this terrible thing happened on your watch. have you considered resigning? >> no. >> why not? because i feel that people i trusted, i'm not saying who, i don't know what level, they let me down and i think they behaved disgracefully and betrayed the company and me.
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>> reporter: murdochs say they will cooperate fully with the police investigation appear as for cameron, he announced inquiry this morning into the relationship between politicians, the press, and police. whether that makes a difference, we will see. chris? >> jeff glor in london this morning, thank you. also in london this morning, is political journalist and radio host nick ferrari who used to work for rupert murdoch at "news of the world." rupert and his top executives grilled three hours yesterday. how would you rate their performance? i know there have been reports this morning that they seemed a little overly coached. >> that's true. but the only person really to get a blow on mr. murdoch and his son was the protester who was carted off by the police. in reality this was nothing like a senate inquiry you're used to in the u.s. they failed to land a punch. a collection of mps who were allowed to take themselves down meaningless avenues of questioning about how much money there might have been in petty cash or whether rupert murdoch went in by the back door.
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the british media saying first class job by murdoch and his son james and questions asked about the mps doing the questioning and the security that left an 80-year-old man open to attack. >> it was the take-away moment the highlight called the low light or highlight of yesterday's hearing. how does somebody get that close to this 80-year-old man who is testifying in front of everyone? and he entered the room as a villain but i think after that left as a sympathetic figure. >> i think there is two trems of thought here. how he got in it now the subject of a parliamentary inquiry and worth telling you y'all he was a member of the laborer party. he subsequently is being suspended. he is also been dropped via tweet by his girlfriend who was not that impressed. others are saying it's the only way that rupert murdoch could have actually ganined any sympathy and derailed the hearing.
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whatever this man may be or not guilty of hitting an 80 of a pie is not done. this is the latest in a long string of security breaches and there is a major inquiry going on behind me right now. >> rupert murdoch yesterday said he was humbled' ashamed by all of this but also did not take responsibility for any of this. really kind of said yoi did not know what was going on in my conglomerate. can he deny that charge? >> i worked with him and i've seen him in good times and bad tiles. believe me, he meant every word he said. he has a staff around 52,000, twice the size of the british royal navy. if you honestly expect some sailor turned rogue the admiral of the fleet would know, i think it's nuts. i think rupert murdoch is a -- >> i know that whole navy analogy right there. this was stuff on the front pages of a worldwide newspaper so i think it was a little bit more in the forefront. prime minister david cameron, is he maybe going to be under, i
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guess, some real scrutiny here of maybe not giving up as much information as he has? >> the key for david cameron is the friends he keeps. he appointed andy coulson when a lot of the hacking might have gone and refused to give him up a enstill classes him as another friend has ed allow ellen his chief of staff he apparently didn't pass on information that involves another news of the world executive. questions are being asked about the sort of friends that prime minister keeps but we're still a long way away from a watergate scandal yet. >> nick ferrari, thanks for talking with us. now to the latest on the debt limit debate in washington. this morning, after weeks of virtually no movement there appears to be some progress on a compromise plan to raise the debt limit and hopefully prevent a government default. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has more. good morning, bill.
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>> reporter: good morning, rebecca. the best news they have heard around here in weeks. a bipartisan group of senators called the gang of six has come up with a new deficit reduction plan. it would cut the deficit by almost $4 trillion the next decade. the key thing here is this is the first so-called big idea with support from influential lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. last night, the republican-led house pass its preferred solution to solving the crisis known as the cut, cap, and balance act, the legislation cuts federal spending by $6 trillion and requires a constitutional balanced budget amendment in exchange for raising the debt ceiling but the bill is expected to die in the senate. the president's focus was on the plan forged by the so-called gang of six. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisanship consensus around what that would take. >> reporter: the plan calls for
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an immediate deficit cut of $500 billion and mandates spending caps through 2015 and require congress on find specific cuts in medicare, defense spending, agricultural and energy. it would phase in the lower inflation measure for social security and scale back, but not eliminate, deductions for mortgage interest and charity and retirement counts and would re-write the tax code dropping the number of tax rates to three, closing corporate loopholes and eliminating the alternative minimum tax. the proposal would give congressional committees six additional months to find more cuts in domestic and defense spends. spending. it brought a positive response from some senate republicans. >> there's so many things about this plan that are going to make sense to fiscal and i'm one of them. >> reporter: work continues on the last-ditch fallback bill that would allow the president to raise the debt ceiling on his own. >> our attitude is that continues to be a necessary
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approach to put forward in the event that we don't get an agreement, at minimum, we have to raise the debt ceiling. >> reporter: on the hill, senators are saying they may be back here at the white house to resume budget talks today. this is the first time that the president will be able to sit down with them and say that legislators from both parties have endorsed something that maybe could pass. >> bill plante at the plant, thank you. latest cbs news poll shows more americans are getting fed up with the stalemate in washington. dean reynolds is in chicago with more on that national frustration. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, rebec rebecca. it may be that the talk of progress on the debt ceiling issue, that it has to do with politicians in washington feeling the heat out here in the country. >> first of all, i think we need some politicians with some guts. >> reporter: nobody is getting high marks from the public for the debt ceiling after its not the president, and certainly not the congress.
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in san francisco, we found those who think the no tax republicans are the culprits. >> the idea that you will say no, my constituency doesn't want me to approve raising taxes, therefore, i let the country go into default, that's irresponsible. >> reporter: in new jersey, people were blaming the tax hike democrats. >> it's a game they are playing. cut were their own throat when they start claiming this and we try to blame it on the republicans. that's not going to happen. blame is on them. >> reporter: while in atlanta, it's mr. obama who is in the wrong. >> the president is not focusing on the right issue. he is creating fear and divisiveness as opposed to focusing on what we need to do as a country. >> reporter: indeed, our latest cbs news poll found 28% of the country calling themselves angry about the way things are going in washington. the highest percentage of angry americans since we started asking that question in february of last year.
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>> i feel it's game of politics. the politicians are playing in washington, waiting to see which party will blink first and give in. >> reporter: still, others believe the blame lies closer to home as one person we interviewed said, point the finger at us. it's how we behave as a nation. >> cbs' dean reynolds in chicago, thank you. let's get over to betty nguyen who is filling in for jeff glor who you saw is over in london. good morning to you. >> good morning to you at home. the last fugitive is under arrest this morning. he was captured in northern serbia. he is wanted by the u.n. war crimes tribunal. his arrest with that of this general two months ago may make a turning point for serbia to join the european union. united nations say a famine
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crisis in east africa that has killed tens of thousands of people and thousands more are starving in kenya due to one of the worst droughts in 50 years. they warn some 10 million people need aid. 75 former nfl players are suing the nfl over brain injuries claiming that the league intentionally concealed the harmful effects of concussions for 90 years. that is according to the website tmz. the lawsuit alleges the nfl knew as early as the 1920s about the trauma of concussions but hid the information until last year. the league now admits that concussions can lead to demen a dementia, memory loss and other situations. search and rescue efforts to find one owner more hikers in yosemite national park resumed at first light this morning. witnesses say they saw one hiker go over a popular 300-foot waterfall yesterday. park rangers are trying to clear up conflicting reports about what happened.
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four family members are dead after being swept away by a flash flood in wyoming. colorado family was fleeing their camp site yesterday when torrential rain washed away their vehicle. a deadly van crash in upstate new york have arrested a driver they say is responsible and intoxicated at the time. the van carrying 13 amish farmers were side-swiped yesterday by a driver who passed a slowed moving vehicle. five farmer were killed. in california a water geyser soared 100 feet into the air. residents there many of them can't return to two los angeles homes. a car crashed into a fire hydrant yesterday and it took two hours to thurn that water off. another geyser in montreal, canada lifted up a parked car came from a sewer manhole during
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flash flooding on money. the force of the water damaged part of the back of that vehicle. after weeks of rumor, it is official. basketball giant yao ming announced this morning he is retiring. he told reporters in china today. the 7'6" center was drafted by the houston rockets in 2002 but injuries sidelined his career. now here is marysol castro with the latest on the weather outside. we need a break from this heat! >> we need some of that geyser. good morning, betty. thanks for joining us this
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thanks so much. that is your latest weather. good morning. >> good morning. >> thank you. we appreciate it. coming up still ahead this morning, we will ask american airlines president about a giant deal in the works to buy
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hundreds of new airplanes. it is the biggest purchase of its kind in history. plus, a conservative website says michele bachmann migraines may make it impossible for her to be the president. she said, no, she can do the job as other presidents have. this is "the early show" on cbs. [ female announcer ] nutri-grain -- one good decision... can lead to another. ♪ ♪ with real fruit, more of the whole grains your body needs, and a good source of fiber. nutri-grain can help you eat better all day. a network of possibilities. in here, the planned combination of at&t and t-mobile would deliver our next generation mobile broadband experience to 55 million more americans, many in small towns and rural communities, giving them a new choice.
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a two-alarm fire destroyed eight u-haul trucks in mountain view overnight. some nearby homes were evacuated briefly. good morning.a two-alarm fire destroyed eight u-haul trucks in mountain view. nearby homes were evacuated briefly. arson investigators are on scene. the manager says that the site has had problems with stealing gas from the trucks in the past. three dozen people are under arrest after last night's rampage in san francisco. this was over saturday's police shooting which killed a man. police say gun residue was found on the dead man's hand and it could indicate that he fired at officers before they shot him. and there is a search this morning at yosemite national park. witnesses say that a group of 10 people climbed over a safety rail above vernal falls. they saw one person fall into
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th water. two others went in to help. all three went over a 300-foot wear the fall. traffic and weather coming up right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. delays continue because of a
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fatal accident on 101 san tomas expressway. two right southbound lanes blocked. spectator slowing in the north lanes backed up to capitol expressway. 280 sluggish looking a little better but again, now that the morning commute is under way seeing delays northbound through downtown san jose. we have a second traffic alert to report westbound 80 near potrero in richmond. two left lanes blocked traffic backed up to highway 4. kristy has the forecast. >> thanks a lot, gianna. it's going to be gorgeous today. nice and warm in those inland spots. actually probably the warmest day of our workweek today. clear skies outside. still a little bit of fog along the golden gate bridge there but we should be in the clear this afternoon at least in most locations. highs this afternoon, mid-90s inland. 70s along the bay. cooler at the coast in the 60s and plenty of sun across the board and continuing to see beautiful weather for thursday as well, although a little cooler. and we'll continue with the cooling trend over the next couple of days. clouds building back in for the start of next workweek. temperatures on the cooler side
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ahh, that's the haze of a 95-degree day on the horizon there. welcome back to "the early show," i'm chris wragge along with rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. good to have you with us. >> good to be here. republican presidential hopeful michele bachmann trying to clear up concerns over her health, she suffers from migraines. backman says it will not interfere with her ability to lead the white house. some democrats are defending her this morning. >> we'll ask dr. jennifer ashton what triggers migraines and what some of the best treatment options are. first american airlines is announcing what insiders are calling the largest aircraft order in aviation history.
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it could have a major impact on other airlines, the companies that build those planes and jobs on the economy in general. peter greenberg is in chicago with the latest. >> american airlines may be the only airline to report a quarterly loss. earlier this morning it did just that, $286 million but the airline isn't acting like it's in trouble. it also made another announcement this morning to overhaul massively its airline fleet with an aircraft order valued at an estimated $85 billion. it's an announcement that could shake up the nation's beleaguered airline industry, american airlines announced an ambitious plan to replace its aging fleet with new narrow bodied plane more fuel efficient and stream lined a move that could spur oother airlines to do the same. >> the newer you are, the less you have to pay for maintenance and the older your fleet gets in addition to everything else it's
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less fuel efficient. >> reporter: the unprecedented deal is reportedly worth an estimated $85 billion, includes plans for up to 925 airplanes. the order dwarfs the previous record deal made by air asia in june for $18.2 billion. financing details have yet to be released but american the only legacy carrier never to have declared bankruptcy released a statement saying it will benefit from a major commitment of financing from the manufacturers. in another surprise move, the new orders are reportedly being split between chicago based boeing and its european competitor airbus, a move industry analysts speculate might have been motivated by ongoing labor disputes at boeing's assembly plants. >> boeing has been having some challenges in washington, they've had challenges with labor issues and people have been wondering if they were going to get their production lines in order in time to really sort of get some of these newer aircraft types out. >> reporter: if successful, the
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dallas based carrier's long standing exclusivity with boeing will end, gafg airbus a firm stronghold in the lucrative u.s. market. the current american airlines fleet consists of about 600 planes with an average age of 15 years. if american's current plan goes into effect the airline hopes to have the youngest fleet in america in about five years. >> peter greenberg in chicago, thanks, peter, we appreciate it. american airlines president tom horton joins us from ft. worth, texas. great to have you with us. good morning. >> good morning, rebecca. >> you're buying 460 airplanes as of now, that's the guarantee and then you have the right to buy 465 of them through 2025. what's going to make the decision to buy those additional planes and also what are the chances you'll buy all of them? >> well, this is a transformational deal for american airlines, repositioning our company for success in the
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future, the largest aircraft order in history but really about making our company more profitable and competitive and as our company becomes more profitable and competitive, we'll be able to determine whether growth is the right path for the company, so it's initially about replacing our fleet and making the company more efficient but down the road we have a great deal of flexibility for growth as conditions suggest. >> you commit the order between boeing and airbus. what drove the decision? >> each of the companies have been longstanding partners of american airlines and we concluded that our needs were just so great and we wanted to do this in such a big way that one company, one manufacturer couldn't fulfill all of our needs in our time frame so we decided to take both offers, and i think it's going to be a great
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deal for american airlines. it's also a great deal for boeing and airbus. >> it was a matter of speed and not a matter of for example some of the union issues boeing is facing right now? >> no, it wasn't that at all. it was really a matter of scale. we wanted to do this big. we wanted to do it quickly. the economics were so powerful, and quite frankly, both manufacturers brought us such extraordinary deals that we decided taking both was the way to go.
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up next we're looking at the political headache for presidential candidate michele bachmann. >> hear what she said about an online claim that chronic migraines could make her unfit to do the job. this is "the early show" here on cbs. we'll be right back. ♪ have a better day [ male announcer ] only subway has a deal
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for the efficient absorption my body needs. citracal. this week, migraine headaches became an unlikely issue in the republican presidential race after a political website revealed candidate michele bachmann suffers from. the minnesota congresswoman insists not a big deal. jan crawford is in washington with more. >> good morning, chris. michele bachmann is continuing to rise in the polls, gaining real ground as a front-runner amongst some of the republican presidential kaentsz but she is finding herself under increasing scrutiny, too. it's been revealed, she like 30
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million other americans suffers from migraines and on occasions had to seek medical treatment. on the campaign trail in south carolina, michele bachmann wanted to talk about the economy and spending, with you she instead has forced to address her health. >> but i'd like to be abundantly clear, my ability to function effectively will not affect -- will not affect my ability to serve as commander in chief. >> reporter: the controversy started when the conservative website "daily caller" posted a story monday night that bachmann suffered chronic migraines suggesting she should be disqualified from the presidency, alleged heavy pill use, one unnamed former aide even questioned, "is she going to have the physical ability to withstand the most difficult challenges facing america?" obviously the health of a presidential candidate is a legitimate issue for voters but medical experts consulted by cbs
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news say migraines generally should not disqualify someone from the presidency. they said they can now be controlled by medication which bachmann takes, unlike in the old days when president thomas jefferson and ulysses s. grant suffered from them. conservatives said this favorite of the tea party was being targeted by establishment republicans trying to torpedo her campaign, as polls show bachman is emerging as a front-runner. and some liberals said the entire report was sexist, because it's tone implied it's a woman that bachmann was weak and unfit for the job. as the only woman in the race bachmann has already gotten questions some say wouldn't be asked of a man. >> are you a flake? >> i say it would be insulting to say something like that. >> chris what's interesting some
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liberal blogs don't agree with a word of what michele bachmann says but they are defending her on principal. hillary clinton was described in pretty sexist terms, too so the radar on this is really high. >> jan, any indication these headaches have done anything to impact her while she's been serving in the house? >> a great question. she says it has not affected her ability to function. i've checked some of her voting records on the hill. she's missed 5% of her votes but that's a better voting record than 107 other members of congress, even better than one of those other presidential candidates, ron paul who missed 9% of his. >> cbs's jan crawford in washington action i'm sure we'll continue to hear more about the story. >> thanks. coming up next, migraines, what they are, what triggers them and how you can prevent them. coming up this is "the early show" on cbs. 's helping people rethink how they live. in here, the planned combination
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in this morning's "healthwatch," anatomy of a migraine. about 36 million americans suffer in this intense headache including congresswoman and presidential candidate michele bachmann. joining us now more on my glans and what triggers them is medical correspondent jennifer ashton. >> migraine sufferer myself. >> let's talk about symptoms. >> the key difference is when you talk about the difference between a migraine headache and run of the mill headache, really two-fold, based upon the location of the pain and associated symptoms. when you're talking about the location, people who suffer from migraines can really see pain anywhere from the temple to the forehead, it can affect one eye, behind the eye, behind the back pace of the head. the severity is much worse and then you go into the associated symptoms and really the difference here is that migraines tend to be associated with a variety of symptoms, some
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of which can be neurologic and you can see anything from slurred speech, light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting and some cases debilitating. >> what triggers a migraine? >> it differs for everyone. what you hear commonly, they'll say for me, this is my trigger. the list includes things like stress or anxiety, you can see changes in your sleep patterns, people deprived from sleep in an acute fashion it trigger a migraine, hormonal changes, caffeine or alcohol, which obviously are lifestyle issues, we can try to control that, even certain types of foods with nitra nitrates, aged cheeses or certain types of meats, all of those things can trigger migraines for people. >> michele bachmann talked about prescription medications curb some migraines. is that common? do you have to go that route every time? >> absolutely you need to sometimes turn to prescription medications. there are things like
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over-the-counter medications which a lot of people use as a first line but when you talk about migraine treatment it's really broken up into preventing that migraine episode and then treating it. when you talk about prevention obviously controlling the lifestyle factors that you know might trigger it for you is key. there are certain types of medications which can be preventative. botox is being used as an off label way to prevent migraines and to treat the episode yes, prescription medications things like tryptan classic medication is important and you need to see a doctor and find out the best treatment and best prevention. >> can you found them debilit e debilitating over the years? >> not to interfere with my work but it's not fun. >> dr. jen ashton thanks so much. stay with us. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. >> "healthwatch" sponsored by pfizer. one day i'm on p of the world... the next i'm saying... i have this thing called psoriatic arthritis.
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suspected cyber criminals from the ba time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm elizabeth wenger. suspected cybercriminals in the bay area are among 16 people arrested in a nationwide raid. fbi agents searched homes and seized computers in several states yesterday to take down the notorious computer hacking group known as "anonymous." according to the san jose indictment, at least two of the hacking suspects are from this region. a two-alarm fire destroyed eight u-haul trucks in mountain view overnight. some nearby homes were briefly evacuated. arson investigators are on the scene this morning. the manager says the site had recently had problems with people stealing gasoline from the trucks. billionaire investor carl icahn is raising his offer for
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oakland-based clorox to $10.7 billion, that's a half billion dollars more than the unsolicited bid that clorox rejected just a few days ago. traffic and weather coming right up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. two right lanes are shut down in santa clara due to this fatal accident we have been
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monitoring south 101 at san tomas expressway. you can see all this congestion in the area. southbound you are slow approaching the scene. northbound though it is backed up quite a bit due to spectator slowing. 280 would be a good alternate but unfortunately we are seeing delays along 280, as well. so try to avoid the area or at least give yourself some extra time if you can through this morning. westbound 80 at potrero cleared to the right shoulder but traffic is backed up beyond highway 4. kristy has the forecast. >> thanks a lot, gianna. plenty of sunshine in store this afternoon. and this morning, actually a reasonable temperature this, as well. we are seeing a little gray from this shot but that will clear by this afternoon. we should be clear in most spots around the bay area. and today will be the warmest day of our workweek. temperatures in those inland spots going to reach the mid- 90s. around those bay shores going to see temperatures mid- to high 70s and at the coastline, seeing temperatures in the 60s even. slight cooldown over the next few days and then a cooler start to next workweek. ,,,,,,,,
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andme and welcome back to the "early show" here on wednesday, july 20th. top of the hour. i'm chris wragge along with rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. if you're getting ready for breakfast, we're hearing about a few things you probably shouldn't have in your diet. >> later this hour we'll look at some extreme high calorie dishes on the menus of some very big restaurant chains. and a milk shake with 3 1/2 days worth of saturated fat. those are not breakfast foods, by the way. first, this morning, people are still talking about tuesday's hearings in the british tabloid scandal not just for what rupert
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murdoch said but something his wife did. jeff fwlor has more on the surprising moment that says a lot about both of them. this is something else, right? >> yeah, really, it was, chris. good morning once again. a wild scene. happened two hours into this hearing and left everyone wondering what happened and who is rupert murdoch's wife. >> this is the most humble day of my life f the old saying is true behind every successful man there is a woman, it probably also helps if she has a good right hook. 42-year-old wendi deng murdoch wasted no time when a protester tried to slam a foam pie into her husband's face. >> her stock rose tremendously. >> she is rupert murdoch's third wife, raised by working class parents. >> she's a native of china. she grew up playing volleyball, which may explain that great swing she took at the hearing on tuesday. >> she moved here, ended up actually marrying her host
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father after having an affair with him. >> in 1996, deng, single again but now with a green card, graduated from yale with a business degree. >> she did very well and became an intern at star, which is one of murdoch's companies in asia. and she turned out to have met him when he needed a translator on one of his trips there. that was the beginning of their meeting and their romance. >> in 1999, she married murdoch, 38 years his junior. >> during this long hearing on tuesday, you couldn't help but notice the woman sitting behind rupert murdoch was half his age. when she jumped up to defend him, that's the kind of love or compassion that any husband or wife wants to see. >> she's not only wife turned bodyguard, but she's raising their two children and helped to shape his media empire in asia and, more recently, in hollywood
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deng helped produced the film "snow flower and the secret fan." a story about the lifelong friendship of two chinese women. >> i grew up in china in a small town, very, very poor. so in a way i can relate to that character. >> and now she stands by her husband's side during these scandalous times, fiercely defending him in more ways than one. >> the speculation about whether rupert murdoch will step down or step up from the ceo job is going to continue i think in the days and weeks to come. he's lucky that he has someone like wendi who is clearly a defender of him. >> the comedian actually who did this with this foam pie goes by the name johnny marbles. he was arrested and charged by police. not a smart guy. >> we found out earlier from mr. ferrari, he also lost his girlfriend via tweets. >> johnny marble, bad day for him. wendi deng, she actually has her first movie coming out. she's producing this movie. some are saying this may
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actually benefit her because her name's out there now and has to go head to head with the harry potter movie. this may give it a boost. we turn to betty nguyen for another check of the headlines. >> good morning, everybody. the budget battle in washington has turned its focus to a bipartisan senate plan. the proposal from the so-called gang of six would immediately cut the deficit by $500 billion. it would mandate spending caps and specific budget cuts including medicare. the deal would also raise taxes. meanwhile, the house passed a budget bill last night. it calls for a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget. the measure is sure to be defeated by the senate. women could soon get free contraceptive coverage. a medical advisory group recommended yesterday that as part of the nation's health care overhaul insurance companies pay for birth control including the controversial morning-after pill. a final decision could be made by august 1st. the senate holds its first hearing this morning on a bill to overturn the 1996 defense of
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marriage law. president obama has announced his support for repealing the law that defines marriage as between a man and a woman. he says the law is unconstitutional. and 75 semi pro football players are said to be suing the nfl in a brain injury lawsuit. according to the website, tmz, the lawsuit claims the nfl knew about the severe trauma from concussions as early as the 1920s but the players' suit says the league intentionally hid the information until 2010. the nfl now acknowledges that concussions can lead to dementia, memory loss and other serious symptoms. bob schieffer has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >> in this tough economy, millions of people may lose their homes because they can't make their mortgage payments. now there is a lifeline, a government program that could help americans avoid foreclosure. so why doesn't anyone know about it? that story tonight on the
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>>is this weather report sponsored by hersheys kisses, delightfully delicious. one of a kind kisses. >> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now here's rebecca. >> in the wake of the fukushima disaster in japan, the nuclear regulatory commission here has a et mooing tuesday to recommend sweeping changes at america's 104 nuclear reactors. this morning armen keteyian is here with part two of his investigation into all this. >> good morning. yesterday we brought you the story of whistleblower ann hair i a great-grandmother who has made it her life's calling to
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hold one tennessee power plant accountable when it comes to safe safety. today we bring you more on the culture war at that facility. >> i reported safety and security problems. >> reporter: linda nadeau worked for more than 20 years for the tennessee valley authority, patrolling the most secure areas of its nuclear power plants. what do you want people to know? >> i want people to know how we were treated. i'm not the only one. there were other people. >> reporter: over the years, hundreds of such people have found their way to ann harris' home. long a safe haven for insiders seeking counsel from a 71-year-old former employee who has won a record six whistleblower lawsuits against the tva. >> she's not alone. this 1986 report documents what investigators called widespread intimidation, harassment and discrimination by tva management.
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along with widespread distrust. in the comfort of ann harris' kitchen janice overall spoke of husband curtis, an award winning employee who helped run the ice containment system designed to prevent a nuclear meltdown. but in 1995 he discovered what he believed were problems with the system on the eve of the long delayed start-up, he got harassed with threatening notes. >> this i believe was the very first one he got. >> reporter: even a fake bomb discovered in the back of his pickup. battling a bad heart and deep depression, he died in 2007 at the age of 56. but now proof of who had harassed him. this is the chief operating officer of the tva. do you feel you have a culture for people feel comfortable coming forward? >> i feel that safety is our
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highest value. our surveys and assessments of the culture here support that over 70% of the people do feel comfortable raising those issues today. >> reporter: that's news to this attorney who specializing the whistleblower lawsuits. >> it has turned out that i represented more with the tva than any other place. >> reporter: bernabei told cbs news that's more than 60 people since the 1980s, at least eight since the tva says it beefed up its employee feedback. >> people are terrified. nothing has changed. >> reporter: nadeuau informed her security advisers that others were sleeping on the job. she was fired for what was termed inappropriate communication behavior. she thinks it was retaliation. >> i was told by one of the supervisors that i am above average clean, i'm too moral and
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i'm paranoid and eccentric. >> the whole regulatory system is based on a self-reporting by the utility employees. if those employees are scared about coming forward, you're not going to get the safety and you'll have a plant that's not safe. >> we spoke with another whistleblower, gail richards. she told us she's too afraid to appear on camera for, quote, and i'm quoting here. fear of retaliation for me and my family by the tva. >> what's the headline then out of yesterday? >> the chairman greg yasco spoke publicly about it. he wants these sweeping changes that affect these plants in a very basic way, much like in fukushima, where they would strengthen the basic core of these plants, he wants these changes done in 90 days. not surprisingly the industry is pushing back and saying the changes is premature and they're
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lacking in analysis. when i say changes in 90 days, he wants a vote on them in 90 days. coming up next, daniel radcliffe in his own words as harry potter flies off into movie history. this is the "early show" on cbs. ♪ have a better day [ male announcer ] only subway has a deal this flat-out delicious -- the new $3 flatbread breakfast combo. a toasty 6-inch flatbread breakfast sandwich and a 16-ounce cup of freshly brewed seattle's best coffee. all for just $3. build your better breakfast today. when you've lost interest in everything. when you've had one too many days feeling sad or anxious... aches and pains, fatigue. when it becomes hard to ignore that you need help.
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♪ with real fruit, more of the whole grains your body needs, and a good source of fiber. nutri-grain can help you eat better all day. "harry potter and the deathly hallows part 2" sets records. this morning daniel radcliffe tells us about his journey in his own words. >> now join me harry and confront your fate. >> part two is the only one i have felt like a member of the audience, almost like any other. it wasn't that i was moved because of nostalgia and my personal connection with the series and the filming of it.
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it was a sadness because i was being moved by the film. it's incredibly compelling. you want to know the truth of it all. >> harry potter. >> no characters were sacred. that's what made it so good. >> finish where we started. >> i couldn't see another way of the series ending but of course that's why i don't write it. she does. she's so more imaginative than i am. >> you're a wizard, harry. >> i'm a what? >> i don't plan to look at the first film or the second film or the third, fourth, fifth or sixth or part one. i probably won't watch all the others until i have kids, then i can set them down and start the whole thing again with them. when originally my parents were approached and talked to about me playing the part and they thought it was going to be in l.a. and it was going to be for
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like six years, they said no this is far big a disruption to his life, i was unaware any of the conversations were happening. ultimately then the deal came back and changed to only signing on for two films and it would be filmed in england and at that point they said okay, well, he can audition. >> the source roar's stone. >> the what? >> oh, honestly, don't you two read? >> i don't regard myself as having grown up on camera. i regard myself as having grown up on sets and then at home. i still did all my embarrassing teenage moments behind closed doors thankfully. the world wasn't privy to them luckily. the bond between rupert and emma and myself is pretty unique, because nobody else in the world knows quite what it's like to go through all of this from a young age and go through mad, surreal, wonderful world for ten years,
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growing up on set together. i mean, rupert and i just laugh all the time together, and emma and i, we're quite good for each other. we have some kind of great debates on the set. she's a smart cookie so i have my work cut out for me. >> this has been my life. i think for all of us, because i don't know what life consists of without you, all of you and it's wonderful. i just want to say that i've loved every minute. >> i just wanted to say thank you to everybody but not just thank you because you know, in a very real sense i do love them, you know, in the way that you love a family and the way that you love people who have been there to support you every day for ten years. one of the french king louie, i'm not sure which, he turned and said why are you crying? did you imagine i was immortal and it's that same thing, it has
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to end sometime and we may as well celebrate it rather than getting too sad. ♪ i'm at the moment singing and dancing. it's an incredibly fun show and i get to work with incredibly fun people, i get to play and have fun every night. i've got a film coming out next year called "woman in black" which comes out january 20th over here. i'm excited to have people see it, an actual thriller. i think people are going to see a different side of me, i hope. i think people have an image of actors are anyone in the public eye when you meet them they're either going to be horrible or very intimidating and i don't think i'm any of those things. i think i'm just, i consider myself very, very boring and very, very normal. i guess that would probably be the thing that surprises people most is there's not much about
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me that's that surprising. >> something that surprises me about you, chris wragge, you're a wizard, chris wragge. >> a secret wizard. >> i was inspired by haar pi potter. >> you look at daniel radcliffe all the work he's done, now finally maybe he'll become famous. >> he is very famous, very wealthy as is the writer of harry potter. >> j.k. rowling, the box office. >> they found a formula that works and obviously nowadays hard to find something like that. >> i don't think you've seen the last one. we'll be right back. this is "the early show" here on cbs. j.k. get writing, would you? rapid wrinkle repair. its retinol formula smoothes wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. vo:...and so is the bacon... cheddar ranch tendercrisp at burger king. why wait if you don't have to. crispy bacon, rich cheddar cheese and creamy ranch dressing. not even the end of the world will make you put it down. get it before it's gone.
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get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. arson investigators are searching for the cause of a good wednesday morning. it's 8:25. i'm grace lee with your news headlines. arson investigators are searching for the cause of a fire in mountain view. people were stealing gas previously from u-haul trucks. earlier morning residents were evacuated because of a propane tank near the flames. bryan stow had a seizure on monday. l.a. county has offered $25,000 leading to his attackers. the price of parking at three bart stations on the peninsula will go up next month. it will be $2 a day to park at the south san francisco, san bruno and millbrae stations. it used to be just a dollar. we have your traffic and
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good morning from the traffic center. we are going to start off with some video that we took earlier of this accident in santa clara. again this is a deadly crash one person died in the wreckage, southbound 101 near san tomas expressway. motorcycle and a van involved.
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the two right lanes remain shut down for the investigation. it's really backing traffic up. in fact we jump to the maps now. we'll show you what the situation is right now. you can see that 101 drive is really slow and go northbound for all the spectator slowing backed up to capitol expressway. southbound slow as you approach the scene. looks like delays start around 237. metering lights are on at the bay bridge. backed up at least into the maze and we have bart delays daly city line looks like about 10 to 15 minutes. that's traffic. here's kristy with the forecast. >> thanks, gianna. sunshine in store for everybody this afternoon. temperatures are going to be on the warm side and clear for the most part. at the beach today great day to get out cloudy this morning but clearing out this afternoon. seeing very warm temperatures in those inland spots, mid-90s there. at the bay we are going to see temperatures mid high 70s, 60s at the coast. slightly cooling into the weekend. start of next workweek temperatures in the 80s. ,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to "the early show," we're half way there in the week. i'm rebecca jarvis along with chris wragge. erica hill is off this morning. you may have noticed in some stores lately especially if you have older kids that the back to school shopping season is already here, it's arrived early this morning. >> as they say in some stores -- ♪ it's the most wonderful time of the year ♪
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the only shopping season that beats back to school is christmas. there are so many bargains around in the middle of july. >> some people like we'll see what discriminating diners have to say about the list. first the shuttle "atlantis" left the international space station for the last time tuesday, now heading home as the 30 year long u.s. shuttle program comes to a bittersweet end. joining us from space this morning is the crew of "atlantis," commander chris ferguson, doug hurry and sandy mag news and rex walheim. good morning to all of you. this is a treat for us. >> good morning to you, cbs, it's always a treat for us to share a little piece of the
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excitement of space flight with you. >> commander ferguson, let me ask you this historic final mission home, how bittersweet to know you're coming home on the shuttle for the final time? >> we have had just an event filled and packed mission and you know we had told everybody all along we were not going to fully appreciate the significance of the event until the wheels had stopped. yesterday in the mid deck i was talking to sandy about you know what? i really feel like it's coming near the end and i can almost sense that final wheel stop call and it's going to be tough. it's going to be an emotional moment for a lot of people who have dedicated their lives to 30 years. we're going to try to keep it upbeat, light and the celebration of the tremendous crowning achievements that have occurred over the last 30 years, the satellite deployments from the shuttle and the construction
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of the international space station. >> the future of the space program right now, everyone knows the shuttle program is coming to an end after 30 years, no vehicle that is ready to go right now, where is the future of the space program for the united states at this point? >> well, the future is bright. we're in a kind of transition period is a little bit uncomfortable as usual but we're going to be handing over the access to low earth orbit, getting the station to commercial providers to build rockets getting us to and from the space station, getting nasa to go to places we haven't been for a long time or ever, to the moon or mars. it will be hard but we'll get there and we'll be going farther and farther and going to new places real soon. >> sandy, if i could pose this last question to you, what is your message to the thousands of people over the years that have been such an instrumental part of the shuttle program as you now say good-bye to this program after 30 years?
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>> well you know really the heart and soul of the space program is the people that work in the space program. it's a group of people unlike any other in the field i guess, because everyone's so passionate and so dedicated, they work so hard, they take it to heart and it's true of all of the people i've met in the united states who work in various aspects of the space program and also true of the people i've met in other countries who work with the international space station. a huge number of people who dedicate their lives to it and it's because of these people that the shuttle program was so successful for the last 30 years and we were able to do the amazing things we were able to do and because of these people that the international space station has been so successful and will continue to be successful, and the same group of people will carry forward the momentum and eventually get us out of low earth orbit to the other destinations rex was talking about earlier. >> sandy, one final question has anyone been giving you a hard
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time, the crew, e-mails or messages from mission control about your space hair, what zero gravity has done to your hair? >> usually for events like this i like to leave it out because we are indeed in zero krgravity. these guys give me trouble about the medusa like effect of it. >> it's an interesting like effect for sure. we wish you the best and thank you so much for taking the time in talking with us. this has been a treat for all of us, we're proud of you and wish you safe to planet earth. thanks so much. >> thank you so much. >> all right, as the space shuttle goals out of business, private companies are looking for opportunities to fill that gap and erica hill visited one company that's now at the forefront of a new space race. >> we choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other thing, not because they are easy, but because they are hard. >> that's one small step for
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man -- >> reporter: for more than half a century nasa has been pushing the boundaries but today all that changes. >> we can't just keep on doing the same old things we've been doing and thinking that somehow is going to get us to where we want to go. >> reporter: nasa's focus shifts to deep space exploration leaving the job of ferrying astronauts to and from the international space station to private companies, a first. >> this is something that's going to happen. it's a matter of who does it and how long it takes. >> reporter: one of the lead contenders in the space, spaxx, a company founded less than a decade ago by paypal creator ilan muft. last december it became the first commercial company ever to launch, fly and recover a spacecraft from earth's orbit, but that craft was unmanned. former nasa astronaut garrett reisman now works for spacex. how quickly does spacex plan to be able to bring astronauts to
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and from the international space station? >> according to schedule we intend to have the first test flights with people inside dragon in three years. >> reporter: one of the company's main goals is to keep costs low, a single seat on the soyuz could cost the u.s. as much as $60 million. spacex plans to sell a seat in the dragon capsule for just $20 million. >> the reason is that we're employing current technology, we have also a very simple design that is both robust which makes it more safe and more cost effective. >> reporter: still the idea of making space travel profitable can be a tough sell. >> if there's a criticism from the old timers, it comes down if you're a profit making organization, could that compromise safety in the long-term? >> reporter: reisman maintains it is for safety and reliability
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and for him a chance to keep astronauts flying. >> i saw an opportunity to make a real difference and to make a contribution to a whole new era of space flight, and it was very, very attractive to be a part of that. >> reporter: erica hill, cbs news, kennedy space center. >> and spacex says it's also able to keep costs low by keeping their design simple. >> don't want it too simple when it comes to space travel, when you're forking over the money to take the trip. we'll see what happens. betty nguyen at the news desk with another check of today's headlines. hi betty once again. >> good morning to you. regional
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carrier american eagle an independent company. goran hadzic the last war crime fugitive from the balkan wars is under arrest this morning, captured in northern serbia after eight years on the run. 14 people are in custody this morning after fbi raids rounded up alleged cyber hackers. members of the group that calls itself anonymous are charged with cyber attacks on paypal, visa an mastercard, internet attacks that overwhelmed and shut down the websites. the group said the attacks were in retaliation for the companies cutting off online donations to wikileaks after the website published thousands of secret diplomatic reports. in montreal, canada, a car parked over a manhole, whoops, was sent flying high into the air of a geyser of water from flash floods. the force of the water pushed the car almost vertical and of course damaged the back end. no one was injured. that's one way to cool off, not
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exactly ideal. here's marysol with another look at the weather. >> good morning, betty and everyone at home. we show you the national picture aside from the heat there are a few areas of inte
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>> thanks so much. that's your latest weather. now over to rebecca. >> i have a question for you and your two sons. are you getting them ready for your sons? >> yes, and they get hand me downs, school bags, lunch boxes, all of it. >> it's good but not so good for the retailers. new school year may be weeks away for kids but the retailers are getting started. major store chains are promoting back-to-school bargains earlier than usual. as priya david clemens reports. >> reporter: it's only half way through summer.
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>> cryians and glue sticks and colored pencils. >> reporter: but walk into any store and looks like school is right around the corner. >> backpack without wheels, lunch box, a folder. >> reporter: joanna pound has a long list of back to school items. she's shopping the sales and stocking up. >> i literally came in here on a mission, got to go before the 40 cent glue sticks are gone. >> reporter: you may be thinking to yourself, seriously, back to school shopping in july? retailers have done their homework, they know if they put it on sale, you'll buy. >> i know this may be madness to somebody but i have to be prepared. >> reporter: in these tough economic times the trend is catching on with cash strapped parents and teachers like trinidad hernandez, she's saving big on classroom supplies. >> 20 cent notebooks when school starts they're $1.50. >> adds up. >> wish i could fill my cart with all the stuff they need.
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five different color notebooks, 30 of each. >> reporter: spends about $6,000 out of her own pocket on items her students can't afford. >> so i can't wait until the end of september for my purchases. >> the monkey one. >> do you want this honey? >> yes. >> reporter: retailers are trying to bulk up their bottom line during traditionally slow summer months, getting the word out early online and on tv. >> four gigs just $5.99. >> will wonders never cease? >> i'm always up for a good barga bargain, never too early to shop for anything. >> reporter: retail experts don't believe consumer also skimp on back-to-school elmers. >> 12 elmer's glue kits. >> reporter: they are watching looking for the best bargains. >> yikes. >> reporter: i know are you exhausted reading this? >> yes. >> reporter: the back-to-school season is the second biggest shopping period of the year, so stores and customers are playing it smart. >> would would! >> reporter: priya david clemens, cbs news, los angeles.
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>> and now here's chris. rebecca, thanks so much. the next steery will either make you hungry or turn your stomach. an organization often called the food police says in a new report some of america's most popular restaurants offer some of the most fat ning dishes you will ever, ever see on a menu. michelle miller has this report. >> reporter: americans who love fatty foods and supersizes have some new contenders for gut busting meals of the year. the center for science and the public interest announce their winners or maybe losers of the extreme eating awards, some of the unhealthiest food around. >> these extreme dishes are more prevalent. it's not that the worst are worse than they used to be, there are more at this extreme level. >> reporter: like farmhouse burger and fries, a cheeseburger with pork belly, mayo and a fried egg only 1,530 calories and 36 grams of fat, like eating four mcdonald's quarter pounders with cheese in one sitting.
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how about this? >> absolutely. yes. i want the egg on top, no, but i'll eat efrverything else. denny's deep fried cheese melt, mozzarella sticks or apple bee's stuffed meatballs with fettuni, and don't forget dessert, for 1,540 calories you can dig into the cheese bake factory's red very well set cheesecake, the coldstone creamery's pb&c shake outdoes them all, more than 2,000 calories and three and a half days' worth of saturated fat >> like drinking two pureed 16 ounce t-bone steaks plus a buttered baked potatoes. >> reporter: 2,000 calories. >> you can't eat no more. >> reporter: more americans are obese today than ever before.
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according to the cdc in 2010 more than a quarter of the adults in 36 states were obese. in 2000 not a single state hit that mark. but is information power? fast food chains will have to post calorie counts on their menus, not everyone is convinced that will alter people's choices. >> i don't really count calories. >> reporter: you don't? >> no, i just eat. >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york. >> like michelle just mentioned, not every state does it yet but the fact restaurants that do post calories lix starbucks, it is the single biggest deterrent. >> you do stop and think twice? >> all the time, certain things i've had in the past i won't go back to anymore. >> i think it's a surprise. you see it and think wow, i had no idea this scone was 500 calories. >> that's it, i used to love the pound cake at starbucks, 540 calories. >> you've thought a lot about that pound cake.
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>> i loved that pound cake. coming up a look at healthier choice, fish, the praise is streaming in for a new york town named the best fishing spot in america, how it reeled in the big prize, this is "the early show" here on cbs, we'll,, ,,,,
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this week a small town you probably never heard of received a big honor officially named the ultimate fishing town usa. after the world fishing network held an online vote, before jeff glor went to london he tested the waters in that little town. >> reporter: i'm happy to do this. thanks to the beautiful waters and plentiful stock of fish and maybe most importantly its dedicated citizens. two mourz north of new york
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city, the rush of city streets has long since drowned out. replaced by the rush of these rivers. roscoe, new york, catskill country, trout fishing favorite, and now officially -- >> there he is. these are our little jewels. >> reporter: -- ultimate fishing town, usa. >> we just feel like it was christmas, your birthday, new year's, graduation, everything that you ever felt was wonderful, all put into one momentous moment for us. >> reporter: roscoe may be beautiful but it's not big, population 600, which means going into a competition with the most online votes marked the winner, roscoe was a decided underdog, up against 300 other locations, including many much bigger, denver, san diego, and key west included. so what makes the fishing here so great? >> it's better here because there are bigger streams. >> i like this area because it's
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fast, tumbling water. >> easy wading and good quality fishing. >> reporter: in the end roscoe won with 267,000. >> it's amazing as a little community to come together and make it happen. it's quite an achievement. >> reporter: this was a last-minute victory, too, an unexpected victory. >> unexpected. it was huge. >> reporter: phil eggelton and rob buck are roscoe locals who share two things their whole lives, friendship and trout fishing. >> we fished here forever. what a great place. >> reporter: a great place, but one that like many small towns across the country has struggled. this award has been a rally and may turn things around. >> it's wonderful to see people pull things around, people that didn't get along suddenly got along and i've not heard one negative word. i'm sorry. >> reporter: detty clark runs
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the oldest fly fishing shop in the country. do you hope it changes? >> i don't like it to change but like people to be able to have comfort. fishing helps. it brings people in the town, and every little bit is good. >> gorgeous fish. >> reporter: roscoe, new york, hoping to reel in new fans, the ones already here, it's hard to see them going anywhere. >> for as long as i'm alive, i'm going to keep coming back to this stream. >> reporter: just great people in roscoe and i would have brought you some fish but first of all i'm in london and second of all i didn't catch any. >> but you did try. >> you look like a natural in the water there, beautiful little town, too. >> reporter: just a gorgeous, gorgeous town, get up there if you can. i'm blaming the equipment by the way. >> like i said you looked like a natural. good job, jeff.
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wenger, with your c-b-s five headlines... about three dozen people are under arrest good morning. it is 8:55. i'm elizabeth wenger with your cbs 5 headlines. about three dozen people are under arrest following last night's san francisco protest. it was over saturday's police shooting that killed a man. gun residue indicates he fired at officers. before they shot him. oakland police have arrested two men in connection with the death of a mother whose body was set on fire. the remains of 21-year-old monica rodas were discovered in the rockridge neighborhood late last week. gang officers chased the suspects yesterday after spotting them near tilden school. a san jose mother fought off a woman who tried to steal her daughter from her arms. police arrested 26-year-old myra flores shortly after that
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happened on monday night. flores is accused of forcing her way into a home on park avenue and trying to grab a 3- year-old girl from her mother. traffic and weather coming right up. ,, ,,,,,,
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fatal accident in santa clara. a motorcycle and van involved possibly another vehicle. again, this is southbound 101 at san tomas expressway. as a result of this accident traffic has been very slow in the area. northbound really just crawling along out of the south bay. southbound slow approaching the scene. also over to san francisco, we are getting first reports of a major injury accident at the intersection of fremont and mission. chp -- spf d is on scene. elsewhere north 85 at stevens creek boulevard three lanes blocked for an accident. we are going to see plenty of sunshine all around the bay area today. a few clouds throughout but mostly clear skies. plenty of blue is the story for the rest of the day. our high for today mid-90s inland. finally getting to where we should be this time year. 70s in the east bay. 60s at the coast. sunshine bay area-wide, slight cooling trend later into the week. then a cooler start to your next workweek in the mid-80s.
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